Quotes About August

Quotes tagged as "august" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Sara Gruen
“The whole thing's illusion, [Jacob], and there's nothing wrong with that. It's what people want from us. It's what they expect.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

R.J. Palacio
“One of the reasons I grew my hair long last year was that I like how my bangs cover my eyes: it helps me block out the things I don't want to see."
-August thinking”
R.J. Palacio, Wonder

Jonathan Safran Foer
“August has passed, and yet summer continues by force to grow days. They sprout secretly between the chapters of the year, covertly included between its pages.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Tree of Codes

Jarod Kintz
“We made love like September swims in August. But that’s natural, because it’s too cold to go swimming in October.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Lev Grossman
“I just completed a long car trip on a Sunday in August with two small children, which believe me is enough to convince you that Samuel Beckett was right about everything.”
Lev Grossman

Sara Gruen
“You do right by me, I'll show you a life most suckers can't even dream of.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Elizabeth Enright
“Did you know that a bee dies after he stings you? And that there's a star called Aldebaran? And that around the tenth of August, any year, you can look up in the sky ant night and see dozens and dozens of shooting stars?”
Elizabeth Enright, Then There Were Five

Suzanne Stroh
“Thrown from the garden, she searches for true love. but she needs an heir.”
Suzanne Stroh, Tabou: Patience
tags: august

“Everyone deserves a standing ovation because we all overcometh the world.

Todo el mundo merece una ovación de pie porque todos hemos vencido al mundo.”
R.J.Palacio

Sue Monk Kidd
“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.”
Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

Sara Gruen
“It's hard to reconcile this August with the other one. and to be honest I don't try very hard. I've seen flashes of this August before-This brightness, this conviviality, this generosity of spirit-but I know what he's capable of, and I won't forget it. The others can believe what they like, but I don't believe for a second that this is the real August and the other an aberration And yet I can see how they might be fooled-”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Bruno Schulz
“Now the windows, blinded by the glare of the empty square, had fallen asleep. The balconies declared their emptiness to heaven; the open doorways smelt of coolness and wine.”
Bruno Schulz, The Street of Crocodiles

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